Twin Chimneys Buttress

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill

There is a good section of routes here. These include several short climbs in the bay on the right which have proved to be even more popular than before they were recorded!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Don't Bark, Bite
14m. Climb the slab to the cave and then the cracks in the roof trending left to a finish up the hanging arete.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
E2 5c
2
Crack and Cave
18m. Climb the awkward wide crack to the right-hand edge of the prominent circular cave, then move out right to finish up the...
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
HVD 4a
3
Twin Chimneys Buttress
18m. The blunt arete has a bold start. Slippery moves gain the arete, then a detached block. A tricky move gains the upper...
12 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
VS 4c
4
Lucy's Joy
18m. The steep narrowing slab has tricky and poorly protected moves to pass the bulge. Unfortunately it is relatively easy to...
2 user comments
 
Fluttery
E1 5b
5
Left Twin Chimney
14m. The left-hand fork of the prominent Y-shaped chimney is pleasantly mild. A good introductory route though not completely...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
D
6
Right Twin Chimney
14m. Climb the stepped rib just right of the chimney for 5m (not much gear) then the chimney itself. Finish up the wall behind....
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
VD
7
Bobsnob
10m. The little slab tucked behind the block is climbed delicately trending right. Mild but unprotected.
1 user comment
 
Fluttery
E1 5a
8
Little John's Step
25m. A wandering affair but with some good climbing. Pull through the initial overhang and climb the outer edge of the block to...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
S 4b
9
Awl
12m. Climb the delicate left arete of the buttress and then the face on the left of the final nose.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD 3c
10
Bean
14m. The narrow slab gives delicate moves just below the ledge that cuts across the buttress. Finish via a thin crack.
5 user comments
 
Rounded
VS 4c
11
Dun
14m. The blunt left arete of the central groove gives good moves. Finish through the overhang as for the last route.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
12
Bee
12m. A mild crack which leads to an even easier groove.
 
1 Stars
VD
13
Four
12m. Climb the right-hand face to a ledge. The upper arete is climbed via a couple of small overlaps.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
VS 4c
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